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  1. Possibly the first lead free projectile ever used...

    Possibly the first lead free projectile ever used in hunting.
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    Found about the forum from the magazine. Have...

    Found about the forum from the magazine. Have recommended it to others, but not sure if any signed up.
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    Great giveaway. Thanks.

    Great giveaway. Thanks.
  4. Thread: Coffee

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    French Market Dark Roast or Community Dark Roast....

    French Market Dark Roast or Community Dark Roast. Strong Louisiana coffees that are not bitter.
  5. Thread: Bear Bait

    by Sawfish
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    I hunted with an Alberta outfitter a few years...

    I hunted with an Alberta outfitter a few years back who used out of date cookies that he got from a food warehouse. I was so amused at watching a big bear laying on the ground scooping cookies into...
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    They have to be plugged in.

    They have to be plugged in.
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    I am still shooting a Smith & Wesson 1000M 3"...

    I am still shooting a Smith & Wesson 1000M 3" Magnum that I bought in the late seventies. It has killed a lot of ducks and never failed to operate.
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    I think Idaho offers the best bet for taking a...

    I think Idaho offers the best bet for taking a black bear in the western states. Reasonably cheap non-resident license with additional tags available. Numerous color phase bears too. Last time I...
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    Soak overnight in a solution of 4 tbs. vinegar...

    Soak overnight in a solution of 4 tbs. vinegar with a slice on onion. Then pour off the soak water, rinse and dry the meat, and cook as usual. If preferred, you can soak again in milk, buttermilk,...
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    I use Goldenrods in my safe in Louisiana and in...

    I use Goldenrods in my safe in Louisiana and in my safes at home. Never any moisture in over 30 years. Inexpensive, cheap to operate, and effective.
  11. Thread: 760 Gamemaster

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    Worst kicking damned gun I ever owned.

    Worst kicking damned gun I ever owned.
  12. Thread: Black cloud

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    I would try lightly lubricating the buffer ring...

    I would try lightly lubricating the buffer ring on the magazine tube. If that does not work, contact Federal. Perhaps there is a problem with that lot of ammunition. I have Auto fives in 12/16/20,...
  13. Thread: Black cloud

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    Are the recoil rings and buffer set correctly? ...

    Are the recoil rings and buffer set correctly? This makes a lot of difference with some ammunition. Especially if you have an A-5 Magnum. I doubt if it is over oiled. Grease is another story. In...
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    Not a reloading story, but interesting...

    Not a reloading story, but interesting nonetheless. When I lived in Louisiana, our usual method of duck hunting was to scour out of the way marshes and cypress breaks in chest waders, in pursuit of...
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    Terrific bear. Congratulations.

    Terrific bear. Congratulations.
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    Thanks for the kind remarks.

    Thanks for the kind remarks.
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    That is a once in a lifetime buck. ...

    That is a once in a lifetime buck. Congratulations.
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    Thanks. Update: If you care about that sort of...

    Thanks. Update: If you care about that sort of thing, I finally got him scored-123 5/8-SCI Record Book-Handgun Category. Interesting that were only four other non-typical Blacktails listed in the...
  19. Thread: Zone D14 Deer

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    Never got back up there before the season closed....

    Never got back up there before the season closed. Never saw a live or a dead deer when I was there. I think they were lower than I was hunting. Will try to get back up the hill a couple of times...
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    You might try calling one of the powder companies...

    You might try calling one of the powder companies i.e. Hodgdon. Their ballisticians may have the information you are seeking.
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    That is a real deal on the 270 gr. Hornady...

    That is a real deal on the 270 gr. Hornady bullets. They shoot well in my 375 H & H rifles. I think they are a little soft for big stuff and prefer a heavier bullet, but they are a great deer and...
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    All of this discussion about "lonely rifles" has...

    All of this discussion about "lonely rifles" has inspired me to dig out my first 30/06, an H & R Ultra-rifle that I bought new in 1966. This is not your great grandpa's H & R but a limited edition...
  23. Thread: Zone D14 Deer

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    Update. Went up again on November 2, 2017. Had...

    Update. Went up again on November 2, 2017. Had to make a quick stop by West End Gun Club to check out some repairs to my .35 Whelen Improved Encore pistol. Works great. Took Hwy. 18 from the 210....
  24. Thread: Zone D14 Deer

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    Anyone had success in D-14 this year?

    Anyone had success in D-14 this year?
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    Nice story. What a thrill for a young hunter!

    Nice story. What a thrill for a young hunter!
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